Organizations Discuss Passage Of House FY 2020 SFOPs Appropriations Bill

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Friends applauds House Appropriations Committee approval of increased funding for Global Fund’s 6th Replenishment
This post discusses the House Appropriations Committee passage of its FY 2020 funding bill for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPs), outlines funding provisions included in the bill that are related to the Global Fund, and highlights comments made by Friends of the Global Fight leaders (5/16).

Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network: House Appropriators Defend International Affairs Budget with Room for Improvement on Aid Effectiveness
In a statement delivered on behalf of MFAN, Co-Chairs George Ingram, Lester Munson, and Tessie San Martin discuss the passage of the House FY 2020 SFOPs bill and urge “Congress to strengthen some crucial aid effectiveness provisions as the budget process continues.” The co-chairs state, “As the FY20 appropriations process continues, MFAN encourages adjustments in funding for USAID Operating Expenses and Capital Investment Fund, strengthening provisions on Domestic Resource Mobilization, and carefully considering the resourcing of the new U.S. Development Finance Corporation” (5/16).